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UPDATED: Fisherman killed in Andros boat explosion

TRAGEDY struck Andros Tuesday morning when a 53-year-old man was killed in a fishing boat explosion off Morgan’s Bluff.

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FACE TO FACE: From grocery boy to the halls of learning

He grew up as a Valley Boy in Culmersville, lost his father as a young boy and began working at an early age to help his mother. His life could have been a story of mediocrity blamed on his circumstances. Instead, he would be the boy who worked to pay for his education, studied hard in school, set goals for himself and achieved them - and then some.

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Weather watch on tropical wave

WEATHER officials are monitoring a system that has developed in the Atlantic Ocean and has The Bahamas in its sights.The tropical wave has formed east of the Lesser Antilles.On Sunday, the US National Hurricane Centre said about the system: “Showers

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Union fear over BTC downsizing

BTC unions yesterday protested further downsizing at the telecommunications company, namely the outsourcing of its call centre.

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Renew CEO Cox ‘had no work permit’

FORMER Renew Bahamas CEO Michael Cox and his uncle Maurice Cox will stand trial at the end of the month on allegations that they were working in The Bahamas last month without government approval.

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Man shot dead off Andros Avenue

A man is dead after a shooting off Andros Avenue on Monday.

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Soaraway Bahamas? 59% cruise spend rise

Cruise passenger spending in Nassau and Freeport soared by 59 percent over the past three years, making The Bahamas the third highest-yielding destination in the Caribbean.Such findings, which showed per capita cruise passenger spending rise at a rat

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Singer fights cancer for third time, family hosts benefit concert

In 2004, doctors diagnosed Minerva Kemp McIntosh with leukaemia and gave her less than six months to live. Now, 14 years later, Minerva is still here and still fighting. She has already beaten the cancer twice and is now going for a third round with

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THE PRESS BOX: Veteran big man Chandler a big boost to Lakers' defence

THE Lakers improved immediately, from a defensive stand point, with the addition of veteran centre Tyson Chandler, after he was bought out by the Phoenix Suns. Chandler picked L.A. out of about five teams trying to secure his services. Chandler’s g